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. >> bill: because of benghazi. >> because of the way the republicans have highlighted this as an issue. john kerry who has been you know the bridesmaid for this position for years and years and years, he is dying for the position. we know that he wants it. he's all lined up and ready to go. it is also very clear senate republicans have made it clear he will sail through a confirmation and that's important. so now it is kind of looking -- by process of elimination that he potentially is back in the front of the line. he remains a top contender. no question. >> bill: would he take defense if he doesn't get state? >> i make no claims to reading the mind of john kerry. he sphnt made himself available to the press to talk about it. >> bill: it would not be a step down to be secretary of defense. >> of course not. he has a lot of experience on foreign policy issues. it would be an appropriate fit. >> bill: no matter what they said in 2004, he is a genuine america war hero. i want to throw that in here.
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who suggested that she purposely misled the country about the benghazi attack that killed ambassador christopher stevens. joining me now is bill press. he's most of current tv's "full court press." he's author of "the obama hate machine." the lies, distortions and personal attacks on the president and who is behind them and he's somebody who follows this stuff night and day in d.c. bill, so glad to have you back inside "the war room." especially on an unbelievable news breaking day like today. >> bill: hey governor, it is great to join you. thank you. >> jennifer: are you surprised by susan rice dropping out? >> bill: you know what? i'm surprised and i'm disappointed. i gotta tell you i think she's a great, great american. i know her well. if i had to pick the top three female leaders in this country today, i would say hillary clinton, jennifer granholm and susan rice. [ laughter ] >> jennifer: you are so funny. bill press for -- we'll put you for secretary of labor. why don't we do that. >> bill: all
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in benghazi that killed ambassador stevens and three other americans the state department has created an accountability review board, and it will focus on whether u.s. officials paid enough at attention to potential threats in libya. barbara walters sat down with clinton for an interview in which she flat out asked if she is going to run for president. she said she was glad she did it once, but doesn't think she'll do it again. one nyu grad student is determined to draw more attention to u.s. drone strikes and he is using twitter to use it. apple rejected the app three times, twice for tech issues and once for content. so he got set up and went to twitter. attack dates details, to an account @dronestream. then he discovered it was two much and he needed more time. he said he just wants to show how extensively the u.s. is using drones and allow people to draw their own conclusions. there could be as many as 495 strikes to date. we're back after the break. ♪ exciting issue. from financial regulation, iran getting a nuclear bomb, civil war in syria, fraud on wall st